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Impact of Increased Dairy Productivity on Farmers Use of Feedstuffs

Farmers' Use of Feedstuffs Tushaar Shah A K Tripathi Manlik Desai This paper describes why, in the present circumstances, farmers do not feed their animals better, to exploit to the maximum the animals' genetic potential; why it is necessary to distinguish between 'scientific animal-feeding rates' followed by researchers and scientists and 'economic feeding rates' followed by farmers; and why it is the latter that must be taken into consideration for planning an increase in the country's milk production.

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